Eastern Mojave Vegetation Dried flower stalk.  


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  Dried flower stalk.
Photograph taken in September 1998 on the north face of Wild Horse Mesa. The seed capsules were 1/3 to 1/2 full of seed. This leads me to believe that the primary mode of seed dispersal is shaking of the flower stalk by the wind.

Article records that use this photograph:

  • Autecology of Desert Elkweed Frasera albomarginata S. Watson (Syn: Swertia a.) Gentianaceae in the American Southwest: Seed.

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